This Zero-Down Payment Mortgage Helps Lower-Income People Become Homeowners

CNBC, July 23, 2020–Jill Cornfield
There’s an under-the-radar program that offers no-money-down loans, and it’s offered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It’s just a fragment of the market — around 1% to 2%, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association — but it definitely makes a difference to some Americans.